Archive for agosto 2017

Writing is not an amusing occupation

15 agosto 2017

Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilarating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never!

Edna Ferber

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Being a writer

8 agosto 2017

I finally understood that I really did have to put in the hard work, that becoming a writer was, in its own way, sort of like becoming a brain surgeon.

Valerie Sayers